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the small society by Brickman IT HAP ALL \ Medical Center's Gannon 'Intense' By CYNTHU LOWRY AP Televbioa-Radio Writer HOLLYWOOD (lAP) - If one is a bit of a bypodiondriac, a lunch break wlilji Chad Everett gives one the irice, wann feeling of a security blanket. Everett-^bout to enter his third CBS aeascm as "Medical Center's" aHnaround practitioner of medicine and super- surgeon, Dr. Joe Gannon,— looks and acts just the way one wishes the family doctor would. He also uses words such as "aneurism" with the fluency of a man who has spent a lifetime peering at X rays. Intense Preparation Although the operating room scenes occupy only a fraction on any episode 's time, Everett prepares for them with the -Intensity of an athlete training for the Olympics. He is particularly proud of some fan mail he received from real doctors con- gratulatbg him on his skill manipulating a pair of Metzen- baum scissors in an operating room scen«. "They are used to cut blood vessels," the actor explained. "You hold them for cutting between the thumb and the third finger, and then swmg them back to free your other fingers for tying off vessels and using sponges. It really took a' lot of practice to get the hang of It." As in other medical series, the sickness and surgery sequences of "Medical Center" are handled cautiously. A committee of a medical association checks out the scripts and there are many technical-advisers. Everett prepared to pliay doctor by spending hours in a hospital. He also took 48 hours of color fihn showing doctors at work in operating rooms and he looks at this library frequently. Much MedicaU Knowledge The adxM- has picked up so much medical knowledge that when his dog recently ripped his ear in a fight, the veter inarian asked Chad if he wanted to help sew the animal up. Everett declined, he said hastily. Everett said the series will continue to feature contemporary thfemes, some of which would have been out of TV bounds a few seasons back- male impotence and artificial insemination. There also is one about a great surgeon in failing health with a "ghost surgeon" who steps in to handle the difficult, delicate parts of his oper- aions. Has Average Yield Since First Settled BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Situated at 9,600 feet altitude just west of the Continental Divide, this town's gold mines have yielded an average of nearly $1 million for each of the 111 years since it was first settled during tlie gold rush of the 1860's. At the tiuTi of the century the highest post office in the U.S. was located a few miles out of town on 11,482-foot Boreas Pass, where a narrow gauge railroad line snaked its way across the Rockies. Today an old log section house marks the spot. CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1. Vigorous 5. Enlarge 8. Nettle 11. Melange 12. Garland 13.1,002 14. Humdinger 15. Club moss 17. Sign 18. Secondhand 19. Mining chisel 21, Astronaut's o.k. 52. Foster 25. Lacuna 53. Diminutive 28. Record 54. Moray 30. Uncivil 55. Backslide 31. Heroic poetry 33. Name 35. Fall asleep 36. Nevys channels 38. Floating lily leaf 40, Adjoin 42. Undulate 46. Dessert 49. Solo 50. Melody 51. By way of Lisa msi mniiM SOLUTION OF YESTERDAY'S PUZZLE DOWN 1. Alone 2. Fruit tree 3. Infuriate 4. Imrttature 5. Referred t Z 4 8 v II 'H is '7 i IS % ^^^HlH^tiBlillll 25 26 27 n 31 SM % HaBBHiiiiiii ^i^g^ilBHBlllililii H6 M7 18 50 51 52 fe3 '4 fe4 55 6. Dairymaids: Scot. 7. Kitchen utensil 8. Rascal 9. Brazilian seaport 10. Gamin 18! Fragrancs 20, News servica 22. Rifle 23. Formerly Tokyo 24. Coral 25. Treasure 26. Mimic 27. School of whales 29. Matrimonial 32, Thailand 34, Teacher's degree 37, Over 39.Stunt 41. Unicorn fish 43. District 44. Medicine bottle 45. Nobleman 46. Spotted 47. Pastry 48. Yorkshire river Bm Cody Rides Again PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — In May of 1883, Col, William Frederick Cody loaded about 80 head of horses and as many men into a railroad train in North Platte, Neb., and launched what was to become the Internationally famous Buffalo BiU's Wild West show. The show lasted until 1916, touring the United States and Europe, when Buffalo Bill closed it down and returned to Denver, Colo. He died the next year. , One night recently, 55 years later, hampered by lawsuits and openuig-nJght foibles, Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World reopened here. Time hadn't severed all connections with Buffalo BiU's old slMw. His great grand-daugh' ter, Patricia Garlow, node hi the event, and the production manager was Jack Joyce Jr., son of one of the original Wild West show veterans. Even the stagecoach used in one act was used in the turn-of-the-century shows. Ironically, use of the name Bill Cody hi the show is the subject of several court suits. The Ringling Brothers, B a r n- um and Bailey Circus maintains it has right to use of the Cody name, and has secured a temporary restraining order re- quhring that the current Wild West show disassociate itself with the circus In advertising. Nearly 4,000 fans sat for 2V2 hours Wednesday through Indian attacks, stunl^ridlng exhibitions, cavalry drills and, W ^d Bill forgive, a few circus acts. The show is the creation of Montie Montana Jr., son of the famous rodeo cowboy and roper. The script, which advises fans of what the original Wild West show fans watched, was written by Tom Blackburn, who wrote the script and songs for Walt Disney's legendary Dave Crockett film. Six Flags Taps Big Reservoir ST. LOUIS (AP) - An ambitious team is operating a mecca m America's entertam- ment uidustry under the heading of Six Flags over Mid- America, the third park in a chain owned by the Great Southwest Corp., a Penn Central subsidiary. In contrast to the fuiancial distress of the parent company, Six Flags has been on a sound financial basis almost from its spawnmg at Arlington, Tex., midway between Dallas and Fort Worth, a decade ago. The concept is one of meticulously-planned, wholesome fun pitched to the family with an eye ^tdward making it within the reach of Dad's pocketbook. In extendmg Six Flags to the Midwest, Great Southwest is tappUig what it considers to be a reservoir of 78 million persons living within 500 miles St, Louis, The area Includes Chicago to the north, Kansas City to the west. Little Bock and Memphis to the south and Indianapolis Cincinnati and Louisville to the east, all within seven hours' driving from Six Flags Over Mid-America. Six Flags Over Texas, grea Southwest's pilot project opened Aug. 5,1961, and has a traded more than 17 million visitors, including a smgle-day high of 34,381. Six Flags Over Georgia, 276-acre park near Atlanta FAMILY DAY This Thursday & Every Thursday Hamburger • 15c French Fries 15c Coke - lOc Remember Every 'Thursday Is "Family Day" At BURGER CHEF 322Eost4th Inside & Outside Seating MO 3-1952 THE WEDNESDAY NIGHT MOVIE SPECIAL Presents THE TALL MEN A motion picture as dynamic as its stars ... Clark Gable, Jane Russell, Robert Ryan, Cameron Mitchell 6:30 P.M. AnIhorvQuinnIn The Man TheCJty Premiere! A deaf couple f i^ht to adopt the normal little boy.they've grown to ]o\e, June Lockh 11 1 guest stai =1 9:00 This isjhe pigce 1o be opened June 16, 1967, and had more than 1.1 million guests its first season. Before directors of Great Southwest selected a site near Eureka, Mo., 32 miles west of the St. Louis Arch for a third Six Flags, more than 18 months went into researdi.' The site selected was 500 acres of pastureland, from which 200 acres have been converted through 1.8 million man- hours into Six Flags Over Mid- America. Opening June 5, the park has been a success that exceeded the expectations of Larry Codh- ran, general manager. By Labor Dav attendance climbed to 1.2 million. The park, manned principally by enthusiastic high school and college youngsters, shifted to fall hours after. Labor Day and will be open Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31. Inside Six Flags Over Mid- America is a conglomeratlcm of entertainment much like that at its sister parks, with facets reflecting the scenic area's his- ory. A runaway mine train, patterned after a roller coaster, is an mnovation. The park also features a skyway, a cave ride, a river boat trip and a log flume ride, like a roller coaster over water. Two trauis chug around the park on 6,600 feet of track. Other entertainment includes both sports and antique car rides, a dolphin show, a Gay Nineties review at Miss Kitty's Saloon and a puppet theater. Food and beverage stands and shops on the grounds do a business,of $25,000 daily, with assistant' manager Russ Melton, 21, explaining that "cleali- ness is the first thing we work on." A Palace Theater, the park's largest building, seats 1,500 persons in the presentation 10 tunes dally of a "Stars and MODIFIED I E'I^"*^ JALOPY 1819 DEMOUTiON MON. DERBY SEPT. 20 AUTO THRILL TUES. SHOW SEPT. 21 .SiMI.'Hff'l WED. & THURS. STOCK CAR SEPT. 22 & 23 TRACTOR PULL se S !'24 MOTORCYCLE KANSAS STATE FAIR HUTCHINSON FREE $gQOO Worth Of Stereo 8 Tapes Of Your Choice I ST 5Q00 3RD IQOO To Be Given Away FREE Wed.. Sept. 22 Nothing To Buy You Need Not Be Present To Win. Just Register Now At PARROTT- HODNETT 29 W. Sherman WEDNESDAY WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE KTVH SPECIAL PREVIEW TV SHOWING 6:30 P.M. II II ROLLIN on the RIVER" with Kenny Rogers and The First Editions THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW, NEW TIME 7 P.M. WEDNESDAY'S THE FUNNIEST NIGHT OF THE WEEK. WITH CAROL THERE. ALSO HARVEY KORMAN, LYLE WAGONER, VICKI LAWRENCE. MEDtCAL CENTER 8 P. M, DOCTORS CHAD EVERETT AND JAMES DALY KEEP THINGS HUMMING IN A BIG- CITY HOSPITAL. MANNIX NEW TIME, 9 P.M. MIKE CONNORS CONTINUES HIS ONE-MAN ASSAULT ON CRIME. GAIL FISHER IS HIS ONE-WOMAN BACKUP TEAM, TAKE YOUR PICK NEW GAME SHOW YOU COULD BE A WINNER ON THIS NEW AND EXCITING TV GAME GAME PLAYED 4 TIMES EACH WEEKDAY. JOYCE LIVINGSTON IS PROGRAM HOSTESS. Stripes Salute" by vivacious collegians. Rooftop Gym NEW YORK (AP) - The city's only all-purpose rooftop gymnasium is an air bubble on the roof of Polytechnic Institute 0.' Brooklyn. It was made possible by a $50,000 grant from the Charles Hayden Foundation and will be ready for the fall semester. Tlie gym will be used for physical education classes, basketball, fencing, wrestUng, softball, golf, tennis, badmiton and volley ball. The air-supported structure is 60 feet by 118 and rises 30 feet. Buildhig or Rcmodelhig Call ED WEIGEL 3304 No. Elm Hutchinson, Ks. 663-9804 Tomorrow Noon at HICKORY GABLES 822 West 4th Turkey & Dressing Special 97^ Hutchinson News Wednesday, Sept. 15,1971 Page 7 Television Tonight WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 6:30 Rollin 'On the River, 6, 7, 12 ^ Wodnesday Movie, 10, 13 "The Tall Men" It Takei A Tliiot, i, 3, 11 You'ra On, 8 7 :0»-Carol Burnett Show, 4, 7, 11 rrencli Chef, B 7:30-NBC Myitery Movie, t 3, 11 Boboqulvarl, a 8:(»-Medlcal Center, t. 7, n Firing Lint, B ?:0l>—Mannix, 6, T, 12 Big Valley, 2, 3, 11 Man & Th« City, 10, 1) Evening at Pops, I IO:Ofr-Newi Weathar Sfrortf t, i, t, % ^t. 11, 12. 1» Insight, t N :3t-^ Tonight Show, 1, I, 11 Merv Griffin, «, 7, II Dick Cavetf, to. ii You'ra On, 1 I2i0»-Movla, 12 "Man of 1000 Face»" WEEK IS The News. 6:00 and 10:00 PM * Ifi let the Sun shine in. steering right into enemy waters. Robert Wagner .IS "Alexander Mundy" 6:30PM THEBIG VALLEY .St,:jrnii(; DArifJARA lANWYCK • HICHAHU LONG 7:30 NBC MYSTERY MOVIE Peter Folk stars as the deceptively casual "Columbo'/ a detective with a sixth sense labout people. Costars tonight are Jack Gqssfdy and Martin Milner,

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